Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Europa League match between Molde and Bayer Leverkusen. Keep reading to get the latest team stats and betting tips.
Molde will be hosting an Aker Stadion encounter this coming Thursday when Bayer Leverkusen arrive for a test of their credentials.
Molde are third in the Group H rankings with zero points after one match played, whereas Bayer Leverkusen rank first with three points.
Team form: Molde vs Bayer Leverkusen
Molde have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. First, they went down 1-0 against Qarabag FK, before picking up a 1-1 draw against Stromsgodset. Their latest match brought a 4-0 win in their encounter with Viking. In their last six Europa League home matches, Molde have three wins, while they’ve drawn two and lost one. They scored ten and conceded nine goals.
Bayer Leverkusen Form
Bayer Leverkusen are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Hacken got left behind in a 4-0 win, before FC Heidenheim got hammered in a 4-1 victory. Mainz 05 was the most recent victim in a 0-3 win for Bayer Leverkusen. Bayer Leverkusen won half of their previous six away matches in the Europa League, as well as seeing zero draws and suffering three defeats. They scored 16 goals whilst conceding 11.
Betting stats and facts for Molde and Bayer Leverkusen
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Molde and Bayer Leverkusen. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- Molde have won 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Molde have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- Molde have not lost 12 of the last 13 home matches
- Molde have won 7 of the last 9 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 4 of the last 5 matches Molde played, both teams scored
- Bayer Leverkusen have won 7 of the last 8 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- In 12 of the last 13 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Bayer Leverkusen have won 8 of the last 9 matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Bayer Leverkusen have won 8 of the last 9 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 7 of the last 8 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
Players in form: Molde vs Bayer Leverkusen
Look no further than Magnus Wolff Eikrem, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for Molde in the Europa League, while Amine Adli managed two goals in the last half dozen matches for Bayer Leverkusen in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.
Betting markets: Molde vs Bayer Leverkusen
Molde racked up eight wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at Aker Stadion, drew one and lost one. Bayer Leverkusen won four of their previous 10 away, drew three and lost three times. Bayer Leverkusen are a tough unit to crack, having gone 11 impressive matches in a row without losing. In their previous 5 outings away from home, Bayer Leverkusen remained undefeated.
Both teams to score
Molde managed to open the scoreline in no less than six of their previous 10 games. Their opponent Bayer Leverkusen performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in nine of their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Molde, who scored an average of 1.7 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals were scored in ten of the ten most recent games across all tournaments for Bayer Leverkusen. They performed an average of four goals in these. Bayer Leverkusen scored at least once in their previous 11 matches on the bounce.
Betting suggestion: Molde vs Bayer Leverkusen
To summarize, the upcoming Europa League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Molde vs Bayer Leverkusen mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.